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Top 10 Changes To Stop/Start Vehicles, Part 2: Transmissions

Posted by Jess Stoeckeler on

It's Feature Friday! Our continued segment is about the, 'Top 10 Changes To Stop/Start Vehicles.' This is the 2nd installment of a 10-part series.

Part 2:  Transmission

When the engine stops, the transmission pump behind the torque converter stops turning and line pressures drop. Stop/start vehicles use an electric pump and maybe an accumulator to keep the transmission fluid under pressure. If the pump fails, the transmission will slam into gear when the engine is started.'

- ImportCar, June 2019 & photos from


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